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Gordon Keller School of Nursing records

Identifier: MS-1994-06
  • No requestable containers

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The collection contains records of the Gordon Keller School of Nursing from 1940-1969. Records include scrapbooks, photographs, slides, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. The collection also contains the minutes, dated 1940-1951, of the Gordon Keller Alumnae Association. Due to their fragile nature, scrapbooks were disbound and the pages placed in folders.


  • Created: 1910-1972
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/00/1994


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical or Historical Information

Gordon Keller Memorial Hospital, which opened in 1905 on Lafayette Street in Tampa, Florida, was named for Gordon Keller, a native of Georgia who moved to Tampa in 1883.  In 1910, the School of Nursing was established. The program was absorbed by Hillsborough Community College in 1972. The hospital, which moved to Davis Islands in 1927, became known as Tampa Municipal Hospital and, in 1956, as Tampa General Hospital.

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17.03 Linear Feet

20 boxes

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This collection consists of scrapbooks, uniforms, photographs, slides, news clippings, textbooks, bulletins, nursing dolls, and minutes of the Alumnae Association, dated 1940-1969.

Source of Acquisition

Gordon Keller Alumnae Association

Method of Acquisition


Gordon Keller School of Nursing records
LH, 2005 / CD, 2012
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

4202 East Fowler Ave.
Tampa FL 33620-5400 US